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Added: February 6, 2018, 3:40 am
Power lines buffeted by heavy winds ignited at least two small fires the night of Oct. 8 in Northern California neighborhoods, according to investigators. The findings by the Santa Rosa Fire Department are the first public reports into what caused …
Added: February 6, 2018, 3:11 am
A kindly man’s best friend burns him alive … a doctor sticks needles and lasers into patients’ healthy eyes … a father kills his baby. These extreme schemers are among the 9 worst insurance criminals of 2017. They were elected …
Added: February 6, 2018, 3:02 am
Last week, during Major League Baseball’s quarterly owners meetings, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they would be adding protective netting in front of the seats along first and third base at their stadiums. In doing …
Added: February 5, 2018, 8:25 am
A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said. The Amtrak train was heading from New York to Miami with about 139 …
Added: February 5, 2018, 8:12 am
A federal appeals court has rejected Louisiana’s contention that the federal government should pay $586 million to restore barrier islands and wetlands damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld decisions by …
Added: February 5, 2018, 4:48 am
Claims data recorded by Beazley, the specialist insurer and leading provider of cyber insurance, indicates that organizations are facing an increased threat to their operations from fraudulent instruction scams. Fraudulent instruction incidents reported to Beazley Breach Response Services (BBR Services) …
Added: February 5, 2018, 4:34 am
Portland, Ore., is aiming to crackdown on toxic emissions by requiring developers to more thoroughly search for lead paint and asbestos before demolishing houses. The city council on Thursday adopted rules that require those who seek to knock down a …
Added: February 5, 2018, 4:14 am
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Acquires Renewal Portfolio of Product Recall Business from Liberty Mutual in the U.S. Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced it is acquiring the renewal portfolio of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s …
Added: February 5, 2018, 3:56 am
The Austin Court of Appeals issued a decision in a case involving the high prices that air ambulances charge Texas workers’ compensation insurers. Workers’ compensation insurance is a heavily regulated line of insurance. In fact, the state-mandated insurance policy requires …
Added: February 5, 2018, 3:50 am
Hartford, Conn., officials say they cannot find a 30-year-old insurance policy that could play a key role in any damages or settlement the city would have to pay in a lawsuit filed by a man wrongly imprisoned for murder for …

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